There’s a conversation going on right now at a public radio online site about where the two presidential candidates stand on future federal funding for public broadcasting. Those federal dollars are allocated to the Corporation for Public...
This article from the New York Times on NPR and public funding is worth a read, as a follow up to last week’s brouhaha. Thanks to Glenn Pearsall in Johnsburg/Glens Falls for sending it along.
Gains for NPR Are Clouded
DAVID CARR, On...
New York, NY, Dec 07, 2012 — The budget showdown, with its possibility of the nation heading over a "fiscal cliff", has gotten lots of attention in recent weeks. If Congress doesn't make a budget deal by year's end, it will trigger an end to many tax breaks, and automatically cut spending on federal programs.
In his blog this week, Watertown Mayor Jeff Graham calls all the concern "media hype." He says it doesn't matter if tax rates revert to the levels they were before President George W. Bush took office.
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli disagrees. He says the other side of the fiscal cliff will be particularly bad for New York's middle and lower income families. Go to full article
Aug 06, 2002 — A report published today by the Associated Press finds that Republican lawmakers have funneled billions more dollars to their districts since taking over Congress in 1994. But North Country lawmakers lagged far behind. Brian Mann reports. Go to full article